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Three districts to benefit most from paddy scheme

Palakkad, Alappuzha, Thrissur account for 70% applications for paddy land royalty scheme Palakkad, Alappuzha and Thrissur districts account for more than 70% of the 83,278 applications received so far for the ₹2,000 per hectare a year paddy land royalty under a new scheme being inaugurated by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday. The three districts […]

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A.P. sees further dip in COVID cases

Five districts records less than 100 new infections The State recorded 1,916 new COVID cases and 13 deaths in the past 24 hours ending Monday morning, taking the tally to 8,27,882 and toll to 6,719. The daily tally was below 3,000 for the ninth day in a row and the daily positivity rate of 64,581 […]

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List of Assembly seats in new districts released

Kancheepuram will have 4 seats now The Election Commission (EC) has released the list of Assembly constituencies that will come under the newly created districts in Tamil Nadu. According to a release from Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo, Kancheepuram district will now have the Alandur, Sriperumpudur (SC), Uthiramerur and Kancheepuram constituencies. The newly created Chengalpattu […]

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Kozhikode among districts with highest COVID tally

1,121 people contract disease through local transmission Kozhikode figures among the three districts that reported over 1,000 fresh COVID-19 cases in the State on Sunday as 1,219 more were found to have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 here. According to the Health Department, the other two districts are Malappuram and Ernakulam. As many as 1,121 people […]

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Cycling Districts to come up across Bengaluru

DULT receives ideas and routes from enthusiasts and the general public For a city that has struggled to maintain cycle lanes on its traffic-choked roads, the Directorate of Urban Land Transport (DULT) has plans to create Cycling Districts across Bengaluru in a phased manner. This, the directorate says, would encourage more people to cycle – […]

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BonD services in all districts soon

Maiden service flagged off from Neyyattinkara to Secretariat The Kerala State Road Transport Corporation’s (KSRTC) Buses on Demand (BonD) service launched for short distance daily commuters from Wednesday will be made available in all district headquarters soon. The maiden service from Neyyattinkara to the Secretariat had 51 passengers. Legislator K. Ansalan flagged off the service […]

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Protests staged in districts against custodial deaths

Members of Communist Party of India (Marxist) staged a demonstration in Tiruppur and Coimbatore on Friday, condemning the custodial deaths in Sattankulam. Slogans raised In Tiruppur, the members raised slogans demanding action against those involved in the deaths and adequate compensation along with employment for the deceased’s kin during the demonstration. Members of Makkal Adhikaram […]

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Flood-hit districts highlight their plight in Dasara tableaux

Belagavi, Kodagu show damaged houses and trapped people Karnataka witnessed one of its worst floods this year, causing losses worth several thousand crores. A few flood-hit districts thought of representing their plight in their tableaux that were part of the Dasara procession here on Tuesday. Belagavi, Bagalkot, and Kodagu gave varied accounts of what happened […]